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Bikram Yoga
6 a.m.
True Yoga classes: 6 a.m. IHP; 9 a.m. 60 min. 26+ yoga; 4 p.m. bikram 60; 5 p.m. IHP; 6:15 p.m. Baptiste Flow. 22 Wales St., Rutland. trueyogavermont.com.

Story Time with Jill
9:30 a.m.
The Brandon Public Library’s story time led by Jill is on Wednesday mornings. Join in for songs, stories, and crafts every Wednesday at 9:30am. 4 Franklin St. in Brandon.

Advocacy Group Meeting & Holiday Celebration
10:30 a.m.
Disabled Access & Advocacy of the Rutland Area monthly meeting 10:30 a.m., DAARA and Vt. Center for Independent Living Holiday Celebration noon to 1:30 p.m. Light refreshments. Please bring a non-perishable food donation for local food banks. Rutland Free Library, 10 Court St. in Rutland. Call 802-779-9021 to RSVP.

Brandon Sits! Community Meditation
12:30 p.m.
New to meditation? Welcome! Please plan to arrive the first time at 12:30 and you’ll receive an orientation to and guidance in mindfulness meditation to help you get started. Sit for 10 minutes, 20 minutes or more. Come when you can, leave when you wish. 4 Franklin St. in Brandon. Questions? Call the Library or AnnMarie Roth at Nourish Your Purpose (247-5300)

Domestic Violence Support Group
12 p.m.
A support group for survivors of domestic violence. 12-1 p.m. at the Rutland Free Library, 10 Court St. in Rutland.

Heartfulness Meditation
4:45 p.m.
Free group meditation. Free instruction available. Wednesdays, 4:45 pm, Mountain Yoga in Rutland, VT For more information call or email Margery 802-775-1795 or margery.anderson@heartfulness.org.

Heart of Ukulele
5 p.m.
Chaffee Art Center holds informal ukulele group Wednesday, 5-7 p.m. Donations appreciated. 16 S. Main St., Rutland.

Celebrity Servers at Southside
5 p.m.
Steve Costello will be waiting tables at Southside Steakhouse, with all tips going to the Rutland Community Cupboard, plus he will match up to $500! Make your reservation by calling  772-7556, and requesting Steve.

Rutland Young Professionals December Mix
6 p.m.
Rutland Young Professionals is partnering with Rutland Regional Medical Center to adopt a family this holiday season. We are asking our members to donate items to make a single mother, two 10-year-old boys, and a 10-month-old girl’s Christmas a little brighter. Join them at the Mountain Top Inn and Resort from 6-8 p.m.

Adult Open Studio
6 p.m.
Get muddy on Monday nights with our drop-in clay at the art studio. Rutland Recreation Courcelle Facility at 16 North Street Extension. $5 per visit OR $20/$31 Punch card. For more info call 802-773-1822

Green Mountain Fly Tyers Meeting
7 p.m.
The Green Mountain Fly Tyers will meet at the Godnick Center on 1 Deer Street in. Paul Buccheri will demonstrate the many uses of the Marc Petitjean, Wonder Tool. He will also demonstrate tying Thunder Creek streamer.  Public welcome

Mill River Winter Vocal Concert
7 p.m.
Popular annual vocal concert. Arrive early for good parking and seats. At Mill River Union High School, 2321 Middle Road in Clarendon.

Bikram Yoga
6 a.m.
True Yoga classes: 6 a.m. Bikram 60; 9 a.m. IHP; 5 p.m. Bikram 60; 6:15 p.m. IHP. 22 Wales St., Rutland. trueyogavermont.com.

Meditation Circle
8 a.m.
Maclure Library offers meditation circle Thursdays, 8 a.m. 802-483-2792. 840 Arch St., Pittsford.

CAAP Life steps Book Group
10 a.m.
A book group for adults with developmental disabilities, offered via Rutland Mental Health’s Community Care Network at the Rutland Free Library. 10 Court St., Rutland.

Playgroup
10 a.m.
Maclure Library offers playgroup, Thursdays, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Birth to 5 years old. Stories, crafts, snacks, singing, dancing. 802-483-2792. 840 Arch St., Pittsford.

Story Time
10 a.m.
Story time at West Rutland Public Library. Thursdays,10 a.m. Bring young children to enjoy stories, crafts, and playtime. 802-438-2964.

“Slow Flow” Hatha yoga class
11:30 a.m.
Join Cassie Reed, 200 hour RYT, for a 60 minute “Slow Flow” Hatha yoga class every Tuesday and Thursday from 11:30am -12:30pm at the Killington Welcome Center conference room.

Defining Your Brand
12 p.m.
CTCI is hosting a free community luncheon workshop on Defining Your Brand. The way you display your logo, colors you choose, font selection, and even the iterations of your company  name all set the vibe of your brand. At the CTCI Rutland office, 51 B Killington Ave in Rutland. To register visit circletechcollective.com/events/defining-your-brand/

Vinyasa Yoga
5 p.m.
Vinyasa Yoga, 5 p.m at Killington Yoga with Karen. 3744 River Rd, Killington. killingtonyoga.com, 802-770-4101.

Bridge Club
6 p.m.
Rutland Duplicate Bridge Club meets Thursday, 6-10 p.m. Godnick Adult Center, 1 Deer St., Rutland. 802-773-9412.

All Levels Yoga
6:30 p.m.
Chaffee Art Center offers all level yoga class with Stefanie DeSimone, 50 minute practice. $5/ class, drop-ins welcome. 16 South Main St., Rutland. Bring a mat.

International Folk Dancing
6:30 p.m.
Rutland Jewish Center teaches dances with Judy. Experience/partner not needed; bring dry shoes. Ring bell if door is locked. 96 Grove St., Rutland. rutlandjewishcenter.org.

Meditation Group
7:15 p.m.
Chaffee Art Center holds meditation group Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 7:15-7:45 a.m. Donations appreciated. 16 S. Main St., Rutland.

Open Mic Night
8 p.m.
Open mic night at the Clear River Tavern, 2640 VT-100 in Pittsfield. For more info visit clearrivertavern.com

Bikram Yoga
6 a.m.
True Yoga classes: 6 a.m. IHP; 9 a.m. bikram 90; 12 p.m. IHP; 5 p.m. Baptiste Flow. 22 Wales St., Rutland. trueyogavermont.com.

Level 1 Yoga
8:15 a.m.
Basic Yoga at Killington Yoga with Karen Dalury, RYT 500. 3744 River Rd, Killington. killingtonyoga.com, 802-770-4101.

Playgroup
9:30 a.m.
Rutland Free Library hosts the Parent-Child Center Playgroup each Friday from 9:30-11 a.m. 10 Court St., Rutland.

Creative Space
10 a.m.
Chaffee Art Center holds creative space Friday, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Bring tools/supplies to create works of art with other inspiring artists. Open to all. Donations appreciated. 16 S. Main St., Rutland.

Holiday Shop and Tour
10 a.m.
The Mountain View Center will host a large variety of local artisans and vendors, live music, food and baked goods, pictures with Santa and basket raffles. Their Admissions Director will be offering tours and information about our newly renovated Transitional Care Unit. The Human Resources Department will be offering on the spot interviews for all shifts for LNA’s, LPN’s and RPN’s. For more information call 802-747-6401.

Story Time
11 a.m.
Sherburne Memorial Library holds story time Fridays, 10:30-11 a.m. Stories, songs, activities. All ages welcome! 2998 River Road, Killington. 802-422-9765.

Noon Group
12 p.m.
AA Noon Group meets every Friday at noon in the Fox Room All meetings are “No smoking” in District 6. For more info call the District 6 Hotline number (24 hour): 802-775-0402

Friday Movies on the Big Screen
1:30 p.m.
Bring a friend and enjoy a free movie screening on the big screen upstairs. Call the Library for titles. (802) 247-8230 Popcorn provided! 4 Franklin St. in Brandon.

Knitting Group
2 p.m.
Maclure Library offers knitting group, Fridays, 12-2 p.m. 802-483-2792. 840 Arch St., Pittsford.

Silent Auction
4 p.m.
20th Annual Silent at Fletcher Memorial Library, ongoing until Fri. Dec. 13 when you can join them from 4-6 p.m. for refreshments & entertainment.

Rutland Death Cafe
4 p.m.
A forum for people to openly discuss death and all that it encompasses. Godnick Adult Center, 1 Deer St in Rutland.

Open Gym
6 p.m.
Friday night open gym at Head Over Heels, 152 North Main St., Rutland. 6-8 p.m. Ages 6+. Practice current skills, create gymnastic routines, learn new tricks, socialize with friends! $5/ hour members; $8/ hour non-members. Discount punch cards available. 802-773-1404.

Parents Night Out Open Gym
6:15 p.m.
Drop the kids off and enjoy a night off on the second Friday of each month. While you’re out we’ll be doing gymnastics, playing games, eating pizza and having fun. Cobra Gymnastics and Dance Center, 56 Howe St Bldg H in Rutland.

Frozen Jr.
7 p.m.
Rutland Youth Theatre presents an adaptation of the 2018 Broadway musical. At the Paramount Theatre, 30 Center St. in Rutland.

Santaland Diaries
7:30 p.m.
Decadent Christmas fun, just for grownups. Catch Santaland Diaries at the Chandler Center for the Arts. $30. Lucky Bugger wine will be pouring.

Bikram Yoga
7:30 a.m.
True Yoga classes: 7:30 a.m. Bikram 90; 9:30 a.m. IHP; 11 a.m. Baptiste Power Flow 75. 22 Wales St., Rutland. trueyogavermont.com.

Shrewsbury Hike
9 a.m.
Join the Green Mountain Club for a moderate 4 mile hike around Shrewsbury. Meet at 9 a.m. at Main Street Park in Rutland or 9:30 a.m. at the Shrewsbury Meeting House parking lot. Lottery Road Wildlife Corridor Loop in Shrewsbury.

Vermont Farmers’ Market (Rutland)
9 a.m.
The indoor winter market is held every Saturday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Vermont Farmers’ Food Center, 251 West St., Rutland. vtfarmersmarket.org

Christmas Craft Show
9 a.m.
The Vermont Farmer’s Market welcomes over 60 local vendors selling distinctive crafts, Christmas decor, baker’s treats, and specialty foods. Meet the maker behind all your favorites and shop local this holiday. Admission is free. Visit between 11 a.m.-1 p.m. for a chance to meet Santa! At the Holiday Inn in Rutland.

Freeskier Buyer’s Guide Demo
9 a.m.
Freeskier is taking the Buyer’s Guide to the next level with a demo tour stop at Killington where you can get a real feel for Freeskier Editors’ Picks. Meet outside the Umbrella Bar at Killington.

Family portraits for Christmas
9 a.m.
Bring your camera and the whole crew (pets too) to the Sherburne Memorial Library from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Breakfast with Santa
9:30 a.m.
A pancake breakfast. Write your letter to Santa and get your picture taken with him. $10 for a family of 4 (additional family members are $2 each). We will also have raffle items—tickets are 2 for $1. At the Vermont Achievement Center, 88 Park St. in Rutland.

Holiday Shop and Tour
10 a.m.
The Mountain View Center will host a large variety of local artisans and vendors, live music, food and baked goods, pictures with Santa and basket raffles. Their Admissions Director will be offering tours and information about our newly renovated Transitional Care Unit. The Human Resources Department will be offering on the spot interviews for all shifts for LNA’s, LPN’s and RPN’s. For more information call 802-747-6401.

Kids Yoga and Winter Art Workshop
10 a.m.
A winter yoga art adventure featuring one of Jan Brett’s wonderful books, The Mitten at the Chittenden Public Library. Christy Murphy of All Together Yoga will lead us in a “wintery” yoga practice followed by an art project connected to the story of The Mitten. Geared toward children 4-11 years old and their families.

International Folk Dancing
10:30 a.m.
Dust of your dancing shoes and come to Black River Academy Museum on Friday mornings from 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Open Gym
11 a.m.
Saturday morning open gym at Head Over Heels, 152 North Main St., Rutland. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. All ages welcome. Practice current skills, create gymnastic routines, learn new tricks, socialize with friends. $5/ hour members; $8/ hour non-members. Discount punch cards available. 802-773-1404.

Kids’ Saturday Classes
11 a.m.
Chaffee Art Center offers different activity for kids each week – painting, cooking, craft making and more. $10, pre-register at 802-775-0036; $15 drop in. 16 S. Main St., Rutland. chaffeeartcenter.org.

Meet Santa
11 a.m.
Calling all kids. Visit with Santa, enjoy some cookies, and make a holiday craft at Phoenix Books, 2 Center St. in Rutland. This event is free and open to all ages.

Vegetate for the Holidays
12 p.m.
Cooking classes from Odyssey Events in Bridgewater Corners. Chef Ted Fondulas, former owner of Hemingway’s Restaurant, is hosting classes at his mountain-top retreat. Learn delish vegetable-side dishes. $65pp. Call 802-342-1513 for details or visit odysseyeventsvt.com

Astronaut at Mount Snow Adaptive Sports
12 p.m.
Two events featuring NASA Astronaut Richard Linnehan. Lunch (bring your own) at the Grand Summit Hotel from 12-1 p.m. and presentation and Q&A “Adapting to Challenges: What We Learn from Space Exploration,” from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Old School Community Center in Wilmington.

Marble Mansion Inn Tour
12 p.m.
Tour the Marble Mansion Inn from 12-3 p.m. Free event, but donations benefiting Fair Haven Historical Society accepted. Light refreshments will be served. The Inn is located on West Park Place in Fair Haven.

Elf kids Makerspace
12:30 p.m.
Happening in the Chandler Upper Gallery at the Chandler Center for the Arts, located at 71 N Main St, in Randolph. Crafts, cookie decorating, and holiday fun for everyone ages 2-12!

Frozen Jr.
2 p.m.
Rutland Youth Theatre presents an adaptation of the 2018 Broadway musical. 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Paramount Theatre, 30 Center St. in Rutland.

Live Nativity & Christmas Pageant
3 p.m.
A narration of the Christmas story complete with Mary, Joseph, angels, wise men, shepherds and their sheep acting in and around the manger.  All can choose from 3 pageant times:  3 p.m. 3:30 p.m. & 4 p.m. in Tribute Park adjacent to the Brownsville Community Church.

Christmas in Mount Holly
4 p.m.
At the Mt. Holly Library on from 4-5:30 p.m. sponsored by the Mt. Holly Community Association.

KSC/KMS Annual Scholarship Dinner Auction
6 p.m.
The annual fundraiser for KSC/KMS. IN the Oscar Wilde Ballroom of the Killington Brand Hotel. For tickets visit killingtonmountainschool.org/auction

Cookies & Carols
6 p.m.
The library and Proctor Girl Scouts invite you to sing carols around the tree, make one-of-a-kind ornaments and enjoy yummy cookies. Proctor Free Library, 4 Main St. in Proctor.

Bikram Yoga
6 a.m.
True Yoga classes: 6 a.m. IHP; 9 a.m. 60 min. Bikram; 4 p.m. IHP; 5 p.m. Baptiste Flow; 6:15 p.m. Bikram Beats. 22 Wales St., Rutland. trueyogavermont.com.

Heartfulness Meditation
8:45 a.m.
Free group meditation. Free instruction available. Sundays, 8:45 am, Town Office in Rochester. For more information Call Dane at 802-767-6010 or email Kathryn at kms@penstrokepress.com.

Vinyasa Yoga
12 p.m.
Vinyasa Yoga at Killington Yoga with Christy. 3744 River Rd, Killington. killingtonyoga.com, 802-770-4101.

Family portraits for Christmas
1 p.m.
Bring your camera and the whole crew (pets too) to the Sherburne Memorial Library from 1-4 p.m.

Gun Owners of VT Meeting
1 p.m.
Monthly meeting with guest speaker John Klar, 2020 candidate for governor of Vermont.  At the VFW, 15 Wales St. in Rutland. For more info visit gunownersofvermont.org/about-us.

Holiday Tea
2 p.m.
The Pawlet Public Library hosts a Holiday Tea. Tea will be served in both the community room and the children’s room. Guest are invited to add favorite cookies and treats to the finger-food potluck buffet. Hats encouraged! For more information, call the Pawlet Public Library at 802-325-3123. The library is located at 141 School Street, in Pawlet.

Klezmer Practice
4 p.m.
Every Sunday at the Rutland Jewish Center. Anyone playing an instrument is welcome. 96 Grove Street.

VSO’s Holiday Pops
7:30 p.m.
Vermont Symphony Orchestra welcomes Chelsea Tipton as guest conductor for a program of musical comfort and joy! The concert features the Bronze Ambassadors, the award-winning student bell ringers from Newport. At the Paramount Theatre in Rutland, for more information call 802-775-0903.

Vinyasa Yoga
8:15 a.m.
Vinyasa Yoga, 12-1 p.m. at Killington Yoga with Karen. 3744 River Rd, Killington. killingtonyoga.com, 802-770-4101.

Better Breathers Club
11 a.m.
An American Lung association program. Learn better ways to cope with lung conditions such as COPD, pulmonary fibrosis, and asthma while getting the support of others in similar situations. First Monday of every month 11-12:00 at Godnicks Adult Center 1 Deer St Rutland VT.    802-776-5508

Killington Bone Builders
11 a.m.
Bone Builders meets at Sherburne Memorial Library, 2998 River Rd., Killington, 10-11 a.m. Mondays and Thursdays. Free, weights supplied. 802-422-3368.

Monday Meals
12 p.m.
Every Monday meals at Chittenden Town Hall, 12 noon. Open to public, RSVP by Friday prior, 802-773-6308 -Marilyn Case. Bring your own place settings. Seniors $3.50 for 60+. Under 60, $5. No holidays. 337 Holden Rd., Chittenden.

Rutland Rotary
12 p.m.
Rotary Club of Rutland meets Mondays for lunch at The Palms Restaurant. Learn more or become a member, journal@sover.net.

Playgroup
1 p.m.
Maclure Library offers playgroup, Mondays, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Birth to 5 years old. Stories, crafts, snacks, singing, dancing. 802-483-2792. 840 Arch St., Pittsford.

Bridge Club
4 p.m.
Rutland Duplicate Bridge Club meets Monday, 12-4 p.m. in Engel Hall, Christ the King Church, 12 Main St., Rutland. 802-773-9412.

*Tobacco Cessation
5 p.m.
Quit smoking, e-cigs, and JUUL – free help! Want to quit smoking/vaping, but nothing seems to help? Join a group and get free nicotine patches, gum or lozenges. Group/replacement therapy doubles your chances of staying quit for good! Free. 802-747-3768. Mondays, 5-6 p.m., RRMC CVPS Leahy Center, 160 Allen St., Rutland.

Walking Group
5:15 p.m.
Chaffee Arts Center holds walking group Monday, 5:15 P.M. Open to all. Donations appreciated. 16 S. Main St., Rutland.

Gentle Yoga
5:30 p.m.
Gentle Yoga at Roger Clark Memorial Library, Pittsfield. Mondays. Call 746-4067 or email pittsfieldvtlibrary@gmail.com to reserve a space. Free.

Citizenship classes
Vermont Adult Learning will offers free citizenship classes. Call Marcy Green, 802-775-0617, and learn if you may qualify for citizenship at no cost. 16 Evelyn St., Rutland. Also, free classes in reading, writing, and speaking for English speakers of other languages. Ongoing.

Bikram Yoga
6 a.m.
True Yoga classes: 6 a.m. Bikram 60 beats; 9 a.m. IHP 12 p.m. Baptiste Flow; 5 p.m. Bikram 60; 6:15 p.m. IHP. 22 Wales St., Rutland. trueyogavermont.com.

Mendon Bone Builders
10 a.m. Mendon Bone Builders meets Tuesdays at Roadside Chapel, 1680 Town Line Road, Rutland Town. 802-773-2694.

Story Hour
10 a.m.
Fair Haven Free Library offers story hours Tuesday mornings at Fair Haven Free Library, North Main St., Fair Haven. All welcome. Stories, activities, games, crafts.

Tobacco Cessation
11 a.m.
Quit smoking, e-cigs, and JUUL – free help! Want to quit smoking/vaping, but nothing seems to help? Join a group and get free nicotine patches, gum or lozenges. Group/replacement therapy doubles your chances of staying quit for good! Free. 802-747-3768. Tuesdays, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. at Heart Center, 12 Commons St., Rutland.

“Slow Flow” Hatha yoga class
11:30 a.m.
Join Cassie Reed, 200 hour RYT, for a 60 minute “Slow Flow” Hatha yoga class every Tuesday and Thursday from 11:30am -12:30pm at the Killington Welcome Center conference room.

Yoga Basics
5:30 p.m.
Yoga Basics at Killington Yoga with Karen Dalury, RYT 500. 3744 River Rd, Killington. killingtonyoga.com, 802-770-4101.

Working Families Playgroup
5:30 p.m.
This free weekly group meets in the evening combining food, fun, and family! Parents and children play together, learn from each other, and enjoy a healthy meal in the museum while networking and making new friends. $5 donation to Wonderfeet accepted. wonderfeetkidsmuseum.org

Bridge Club
6 p.m.
Rutland Duplicate Bridge Club meets Tuesday, 6-10 p.m. in Engel Hall, Christ the King Church, 12 Main St., Rutland. 802-773-9412.

YoMassage
6 p.m.
Gentle therapeutic yoga class with Petra O’ Neill, LMT at Petra’s Wellness Studio. Howe Center, 1 Scale Ave., Bldg 3, 3rd floor, Rutland. RSVP to 802-345-5244, petraswellnessstudio@gmail.com.

Legion Bingo
6:15 p.m.
Brandon American Legion, Tuesdays. Warm ups 6:15 p.m., regular games 7 p.m. Open to the public. Bring a friend! Franklin St., Brandon.

Chess Club
7 p.m.
Rutland Rec Dept. holds chess club at Godnick Adult Center, providing a mind-enhancing skill for youth and adults. All ages are welcome; open to the public. Tuesdays, 7-9 p.m. 1 Deer St., Rutland.

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